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NXN Regionals Feature Top Nike Athletes!

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11/11/2008 - 09:29

November 11, 2008 by Larry Eder. As part of the build up to the Nike NXN meet, top Nike athletes will be appearing at the regional qualifiers for the NXN. Remember that in 2008, individual runners can now qualify for the NXN to be held in Portland on December 6.

NW, Boise, ID ­ 11/15 - Nick Symmonds, US Olympic Trials champion, 800 meters.

Heartland, Sioux Falls ­ 11/15 - Matt Tegenkamp, 4th Osaka World Champs, 2nd US Olympic Trials, 5,000 meters, 2008 Olympian

MW, Terre Haute ­ 11/15 - Chris Solinsky, two time NCAA Champion, 5th US Olympic Trials, 5,000 meters

South, The Woodlands ­ 11/22 - Leonel Manzano, NCAA Champion, 1,500 meters, 2nd place, US Olympic Trials, 1,500 meters,
2008 Olympian

SW, Tempe ­ 11/22 - Abdi Abdirhaman, two time US champion, 10,000 meters, US Olympic Trials champion, 10,000 meters, 2008
Olympian, ING New York City, sixth place, 2008.

NE, Wappinger Falls - 11/29 - Lopez Lomong, NCAA Champion, 1,500 meters, in 2007, US Olympic Trials, third place, 2008 Olympian,
Olympic flag carrier in Opening Ceremony

SE, Carey, NC ­ 11/29 - Shalane Flanagan, US record holder, 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters, US indoor record holder, 3,000 meters,
bronze medalist, Beijing Olympics, 10,000 meters

For more, check out:
http://www.atf-athlete.com/read_feature/special-nike-cross-n...

 

 

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